Vid-Biz: Whoopi,, Bob Vila

Whoopi Goldberg to Produce and Star in New Online Series; shown on FEARnet, the sci-fi thriller Stream will be about Goldberg’s character battling different personal demons and fears at multiple points in her life. (emailed release)

CBS Re-vamping; reports say the site will move from a TV-related community site to a more video-centric destination. (paidContent)

Bob Vila Partners with Everyzing; famous how-to handyman will use the new MetaPlayer to showcase and monetize his clips from the past 17 years. (release)

Win a Trip to Davos; YouTube launches Davos Debates; plus, upload video answers to four questions for a chance to win a free trip to the World Economic Forum and access to the event. (TechCrunch)

Local Solutions Network Expands onto Yahoo; deal give Yahoo Go users access to local news, weather and sports through LSN’s 140 local media affiliates, including ABC, NBC and Telemundo TV stations. (MediaWeek)

Dubai Film Market Goes On-Demand; digital facility means film buyers can watch films on their own schedule in individual booths rather than mass screenings. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Flatmates Moving from Web to TV; Portugal’s BeActive will produce the show for broadcaster RTP. (Variety)